The Indian diplomat revealed that the Indian Government has approved the sponsorship of the second phase of the Vietnam-India Advanced Resource Centre in Information and Communications Technology (ARC-ICT) in Hanoi.
He said that many Indian firms wants to launch the model of power-saving light system in Hanoi’s inner districts and hope to receive support from the city.
He took the occasion to invite the city leader and Hanoi businesses to visit New Delhi. Harish also noted that 2017 is an important year for Vietnam-India relations as the two countries celebrate 45 years of ties and 10 years of their bilateral strategic partnership.
For his part, Chung expressed his gratitude for the support of India in building the ARC-ICT Centre, highlighting that training high-quality IT human resources is crucial for Hanoi in building a smart city.
The municipal leader said that he hopes India will continue investing in and cooperating with Hanoi in the field.
He said he supports using power-saving lights in the city, pledging that the city will create favourable conditions for the project.
Chung also said he hopes the ambassador will help boost Indian investment in Hanoi, especially in new material and technology, and energy.